Posts Tagged ‘Kerela’

Liturgy dispute: Protesting Catholics prevent apostolic administrator’s cathedral entry

Thursday, December 1st, 2022

The liturgy dispute in a Catholic archdiocese in Kerala, southern India, took an ugly turn on Nov 27 when its administrator was prevented from forcibly entering the cathedral church to offer Sunday Mass. Archbishop Andrews Thazhath, the administrator, came to St Mary’s Basilica Cathedral Church escorted by police to offer Mass in the synod-approved format Read more

Religious officials seek legal action against media defamation

Monday, February 28th, 2022

Catholic officials in India are taking legal action against media who seem to be following a rising trend in defaming the Church, particularly priests and nuns. Father Michael Pulickal of the Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Council says the perceived increase in defamatory comments has seen priests and nuns lodge over 160 police complaints. All the complaints Read more